On October 9, 1835, French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist of the Romantic era Camille Saint-Saëns was born. He was something of an anomaly among French composers of the nineteenth century in that he wrote in virtually all genres, including opera, symphonies, concertos, songs, sacred and secular choral music, solo piano, and chamber music.
Harrison Ford arriving in Sri Lanka for the filming of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Alfred Jarry (1873-1907), écrivain et auteur dramatique, inventeur du Père Ubu et précurseur du théâtre d'avant-garde du XXe siècle.
Khachaturian, Aram - An Armenian composer. Which of his pieces was used as the theme music to the British TV series "The Onedin Line" ?
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Béla Viktor János Bartók ( 1881 – 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and is regarded, along with Liszt, as Hungary's greatest composer . Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of ethnomusicology.
Anton Webern (1883–1945), was an Austrian composer and conductor. He was a member of the Second Viennese School. As a student and significant follower of Arnold Schoenberg, he became one of the best-known exponents of the twelve-tone technique; in addition, his innovations regarding schematic organization of pitch, rhythm and dynamics were formative in the musical technique later known as total serialism.